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  New Amsterdam - New Amsterdam Theatre Tickets
Ordering New Amsterdam Theaters Tickets early insures you a place in the general seating area of your choice.
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The entire New Amsterdam Theaters Schedule and Tickets are available 24 hours a day on our site.
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  New Amsterdam
The government of the new colony was carried on by Governor, or "Director General," Minuit and a council of five appointed by the company in Holland.
They blamed Kieft for the pitiful condition of the colony, begged that a new governor be sent them and that the people be given some voice in the government, or that they be permitted to return with their wives and children to their dear fatherland.
After two or three years' dispute with the people of New England, he agreed with them to fix the western boundary of Connecticut about where it now is, and the Dutch from this time ceased to disturb the peace of the Connecticut Valley.
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  New Amsterdam Survey @ HotAndCold.com (Hot and Cold)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Amsterdam (Dutch: Nieuw Amsterdam) was the name of the 17th century fortified settlement in the New Netherland territory (1614-1674) of which legal possession as a North American province of the Dutch Republic was taken in 1624 through physical settlement by the Dutch West India Company under the auspices of the States General.
New Netherland was ceded permanently to the English in November 1674 in the Treaty of Westminster.
The New Amsterdam city was subsequently renamed New York, after the Duke of York (later King James II) — brother of the English King Charles II — who had been granted the lands with the kingly stroke of an armchair pen (similar to the Spanish claim to the entire western hemisphere).
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 New Amsterdam: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New netherland (dutch: nieuw-nederland, latin: nova belgica or novum belgium) was the territory claimed by the united provinces (the netherlands)...
New york city (officially named the city of new york) is the largest city, by population, in the united states....
New york bay is the collective term for the marine areas surrounding the entrance of the hudson river into the atlantic ocean....
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 IV. New Amsterdam becomes New YorkThe Beginning of English Rule. 1664-1674.. Roosevelt, Theodore. 1906. New York
New York was thus permitted to grow in peace, and to take advantage of her great natural resources.
With this second transfer New Amsterdam definitely assumed the name of New York; and the province became simply one of the English colonies in America, remaining such until, a century afterward, all those colonies combined to throw off the yoke of the mother country and become an independent nation.
New York was still considered as a proprietary colony of James; New Jersey was severed from it, and became a distinct province.
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 New Amsterdam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Amsterdam (Dutch: Nieuw Amsterdam) was the name of the 17th century fortified settlement in the New Netherland colony that would eventually become New York City.
The 1625 date of the foundation of the city is commemorated in the http://gogog.com/project/wikipedia/index.php/Image:Us-nycsl.png" title="Image:Us-nycsl.png">Official Seal of the City of New York (formerly, the year on the seal was 1664, the year of English incorporation).
On April 20, 1657, New Amsterdam granted freedom of religion to Jews; many Sephardic Jews arrived there fleeing from Portuguese reconquest of the Dutch possessions in Brazil.
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 New Amsterdam
New Amsterdam (Dutch: Nieuw-Amsterdam) was the name of the 17th century fortified settlement in the New Netherland colony that would eventually become New York City.
New Amsterdam developed into the largest Dutch colonial settlement in North America and remained a Dutch possession until 1664, when it fell to the English.
New Amsterdam was incorporated on February 2, 1653.
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 NEW AMSTERDAM - LoveToKnow Article on NEW AMSTERDAM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Amsterdam is connected by ferry and rail with Georgetown, to which there is also a hi-weekly steamer service.
NEWARK, DAVID LESLIE, LORD (1601-1682), Scottish general, was born in x6oi, the fifth son of Sir Patrick Leslie of Pitcairly, Fifeshire, commendator of Lindores, and Lady Jean Stuart, daughter of the 1st earl of Orkney.
Newark is served by the Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley, the Erie, the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western and the Central of New Jersey railways, and by steamboats engaged in coastwise and river commerce.
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 Amsterdam Hotel New Amsterdam - Hotel New Amsterdam
Hotel New Amsterdam is located in one of the most quiet and charming quarters of the city.
Most of Amsterdam's famous squares, like the Leidseplein and the Dam (where you will find Madame Tussaud's, Koninklijk Paleis or the Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk or the New Church) are located just a stone throw’s away!
The management and staff of Hotel New Amsterdam have made it their goal for every guest to receive the best service possible.
www.charmingamsterdamhotels.nl /hotel/new_amsterdam   (335 words)

  
 New Amsterdam Entertainment
New Amsterdam® is an independent development and production company based in New York City.
With over 45 years of combined experience, the team at New Amsterdam takes advantage of NYC's place as the center of the publishing world to find novels with world-wide appeal that could be the basis for movies or other forms of entertainment.
With a track record of commercially successful adaptations and a focus on well-told stories and relatable characters, the company seeks out fresh talent both in front of and behind the camera, while also providing established talent with an opportunity to explore new creative directions.
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 Common-place: The Souls of African American Children: New Amsterdam
New Amsterdam had begun its history in 1626 as a frontier settlement under the control of the West India Company, a Dutch commercial enterprise whose ventures included slave-trading posts in Africa and colonies in Brazil and New Netherland.
Fort Amsterdam, the Reformed Church, and the Stadt Herberg, a tavern that was later converted into the city hall, were surrounded by farms, windmills, warehouses, and private dwellings.
New Amsterdam’s free Africans had no alternative but to try and capitalize on the liberties they had gained to weaken the power of Europeans over them and their progeny.
www.common-place.org /vol-03/no-04/new-york   (2233 words)

  
 A Brief Outline of Dutch History and the New Netherland Colony
The nerve center of New Netherland was along the Hudson River from New Amsterdam (New York City) northwest to Fort Orange (Albany).
The New Amsterdam pastors brought this situation to the attention of the Director General, Pieter Stuyvesant at the end of 1655, requesting the services be halted.
Indeed, New York City remained the premier British military stronghold in America during the Revolutionary War and was not liberated until the British evacuation in 1783.
www.coins.nd.edu /ColCoin/ColCoinIntros/Netherlands.html   (4283 words)

  
 Dutch Colonization
Unlike New York City and Albany, however, where the traces of colonization can be difficult to find, in Kingston, the history of New York's Dutch colonization is quite evident.
The colony was proving quite profitable, New Amsterdam had developed into a port town of 1500 citizens, and the incredibly diverse population (only 50 percent were actually Dutch colonists) of the colony had grown from 2,000 in 1655 to almost 9,000 in 1664.
New Netherland produced immense wealth for the Dutch, and other foreign nations began to envy the riches flowing out of the Hudson River Valley.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/kingston/colonization.htm   (1417 words)

  
 Governors Island, birthplace of New York State, origin of American toleration, source of American pluralism stands ...
As the place of first settlement in the New York Tri-State region and as the wellspring of American toleration (= religious tolerance), Governors Island—a historic canvas of global meaning and thematic substance—when popularly accepted as symbol of American tolerance, enhances the worth of the Statue of Liberty’s significance for all.
New York City while radiating the active dynamic of tolerance as the defender and definer of freedom.
New Netherland director-general Petrus Stuyvesant received one letter from his lord directors of the [Dutch] West India Company just one month prior to the arrival of four English frigates on August 27, 1664.
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 I amsterdam - The new City Council 2006
The main starting point of these negotiations was Amsterdam being an ‘emancipation machine’; a place where people can develop their talents and move forward; a city where freedom, dynamics and creativity go hand in hand with solidarity, safety and social security.
The new body wants to offer the people of the city the chance to shed burdens of poverty and is against any form of deprivation.
In New Amsterdam you should be able to be who you are, and develop your talents.
www.iamsterdam.com /introducing/government_politics/the_new_city_council   (489 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The New Amsterdam Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 214 West 42nd Street in the heart of Times Square in New York City.
The New Amsterdam was the scene of Marilyn Miller's greatest triumphs in the musicals Sally (1920) and Sunny, which opened in September 1925 co-starring Clifton Webb as Harold Wendell-Wendell and ran for three seasons
The New Amsterdam was officially reopened on April 2, 1997.
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 Colonial History - New Amsterdam (New York City)
The settlement of New Amsterdam followed the explorations of Henry Hudson for the Dutch (approx.
The New Netherland Project - sponsored by the NY State Library; project to transcribe original documents relating to the Dutch colony.
New Netherland Museum - the museum maintains a reproduction of the vessel the Half Moon, the ship Henry Hudson sailed to the New World.
www.facstaff.bucknell.edu /goldcoop/newamsterdam.html   (974 words)

  
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Another of the earliest Jewish settlers of New Amsterdam, was Moses Ambrosius, Jacob Aboab who were one of the 23 Jews who left Bahia after its recapture by the Portuguese and arrived in New Amsterdam in Sept., 1654.
America thus became a new Promised Land, and the reality of the lure is attested by the fact that less than five per cent of the immigrants were assisted to finance the passage across the Atlantic.
A New York Jew obtained interests in property in Albany in 1661, but even there as elsewhere in the state the record of settlement, growth and communal development belongs to the 19th century and is clearly divided between the earlier German and the later East-European immigration.
www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com /Ethnic/Jewish/JewishPre1934.html   (6061 words)

  
 Amsterdam News - ABOUT US
The Amsterdam News began life as a 2-cent per copy six-page weekly that covered city items, Black social organizations and local YMCA events.
During the mid-1970s the Amsterdam News took militant positions on civil rights issues but by the end of the decade began to focus more moderately on social issues.
Tatum's tenure is destined to see the Amsterdam News operate in a communications world that involves the new technologies of cyberspace, far removed from Mrs.
www.amsterdamnews.org /News/aboutus.asp?sID=30   (749 words)

  
 This Day in History 1664: New Amsterdam becomes New York
Following its capture, New Amsterdam's name was changed to New York, in honor of the Duke of York, who organized the mission.
The colony of New Netherland was established by the Dutch West India Company in 1624 and grew to encompass all of present-day New York City and parts of Long Island, Connecticut, and New Jersey.
In 1674, New York was returned to the English, and in 1686 it became the first city in the colonies to receive a royal charter.
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In New Netherlands, "The appointment of the schout was the right of the Amsterdam Chamber of the West India Company, and he reported directly to the Company.
However, the settlement was not considered large enough to warrant a minister, and Bastien Krol returned to New Netherland with power to baptize and marry, provided he used the liturgy of the church in his services.
Fort Amsterdam, the Reformed Church, and the Stadt Herberg, a tavern that was later converted into the city hall, were surrounded by farms, windmills, warehouses, and private dwellings.
www.lycos.com /info/new-netherland--new-amsterdam.html   (902 words)

  
 New Amsterdam Theatre
The New Amsterdam Theatre is located on the south side of 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenue.
In 1979, the interior of the New Amsterdam Theatre was declared a landmark, but the theater continued to decline.
The New Amsterdam Theatre is across the street from the Ford Center and the American Airlines Theatre.
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 New Amsterdam's Jewish Crusader
This was a one-sided bargain, struck in distress, and when the ship landed in New Amsterdam, De la Mothe filed suit against his passengers for failure to pay the balance of their passage.
The latter petitioned the company on behalf of the New Amsterdam Jews, noting that Jews were allowed to reside in Holland and even to invest in the company.
When the English captured New Amsterdam in 1664 and renamed it New York, Levy swore an oath of allegiance to the British crown.
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 Coming Face-to-Face With the History of Slavery in New York City
New York City used to be called New Amsterdam.
It was the main settlement in the territory of New Netherland.
New Amsterdam did not have enough colonists to do the work needed to create a major port city.
www.voanews.com /specialenglish/archive/2006-02/2006-02-19-voa2.cfm   (1321 words)

  
 Historic New Amsterdam Stakes Claim on Governors Island
NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- By remarkable coincidence, 9/11 first figured prominently in the nation's history when Henry Hudson of the Dutch East India Company sailed through the narrows into New York Harbor in 1609.
If the State acts soon, Historic New Amsterdam could open September 11, 2009, honoring those lost in an act of unspeakable intolerance, as well as marking the 400th anniversary of Hudson's arrival in New York and its enduring legacy of tolerance.
Issuers of news releases and not PR Newswire are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
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 The New Netherland
Amsterdam was the world financial center and the Dutch fleet the greatest in the world.
In 1626, the settlement of New Amsterdam was established at the mouth of the Hudson River.
In 1647, Peter Stuyvesant was sent to New Amsterdam to replace an unpopular governor, but his dictatorial style proved to be equally distasteful.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h561.html   (868 words)

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